black fruit and spice with hints of pepper and ferns.
fresh on entry, with velvety tannins on the palate. The array of aromas includes sour liquorice, black fruit and soot. Long lasting and fresh finish.
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The grapes are hand harvested at optimum maturity.
Brown soils and colluvium derived from metamorphosed granite (leptynites) with a varying amount of pebbles, from the Primary Era.
The grapes are fully de-stemmed. Maceration lasts 4 weeks in concrete tanks with regular pumping over to ensure gentle extraction. The alcoholic and malolactic fermentations are carried out in barrel using native flor.
The wine is then aged in oak barrels which have already been used for several wines.